publication . Article . 2018

BREAST RECONSTRUCTIONS AFTER BREAST CANCER TREATING

Erik Vrabič;
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  • Published: 01 Feb 2018 Journal: Zdravniški Vestnik (issn: 1318-0347, eissn: 1581-0224, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Slovenian Medical Association
Abstract
Background. Breasts are an important symbol of physical beauty, feminity, mothering and sexual desire through the entire history of mankind. Lost of the whole or part of the breast is functional and aesthetic disturbance for woman. It is understandable, that the woman, who is concerned over breast loss, is as appropriate as another person´s concern over the loss of a limb or other body part. Before the 1960, breast reconstruction was considered as a dangerous procedure and it was almost prohibited. Considering the psychological importance of the breast in modern society, the possibility of breast reconstruction for the woman about to undergo a mastectomy is a co...
Subjects
Medical Subject Headings: skin and connective tissue diseases
free text keywords: primarna rekonstrukcija, sekundarna rekonstrukcija, avtologna rekonstrukcija, prsni vsadki, tkivna ekspanzija, Medicine, R
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